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Latitude: 50.5542 / 50°33'15"N
Longitude: -4.1489 / 4°8'55"W
OS Eastings: 247872
OS Northings: 74924
OS Grid: SX478749
Mapcode National: GBR NW.GG4N
Mapcode Global: FRA 276L.MGT
Entry Name: Russell Court
Listing Date: 7 September 1951
Last Amended: 20 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326181
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93426
Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Tavistock
Built-Up Area: Tavistock
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
5185 DRAKE ROAD
(formerly listed as
SX 4774 3/42 7.9.51
Circa 1835. Architect Gilbert Scott. Built as Union Workhouse. Classical style
and similar to workhouses at Tiveston, Bideford, Willitin etc, by the same architect.
One storey front range has 2 projecting wings and central pedimented archway. The
latter is of granite with rusticated voussoirs. Otherwise the buildings are of
stucco. Behind is a 3-storey range with octagonal central block, the oblique sides
of which project slightly and have pedimented gables. Hipped slate roof. Nineteen
windows in all to 3-storey range, some retaining 12 panes, some altered.
Listing NGR: SX4787274924
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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